FMI ELECTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WASHINGTON -- Food Marketing Institute last week said it has re-elected 21 directors elected six to the board of the trade association, based here.riedman's Supermarkets, Butler, Pa.; Brad Brookshire, president, Brookshire Grocery, Tyler, Texas; Raymond Burgo, president and chief operating officer, Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh; Richard Cohen, chairman and CEO, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Keene, N.H.; Joseph

WASHINGTON -- Food Marketing Institute last week said it has re-elected 21 directors elected six to the board of the trade association, based here.

riedman's Supermarkets, Butler, Pa.; Brad Brookshire, president, Brookshire Grocery, Tyler, Texas; Raymond Burgo, president and chief operating officer, Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh; Richard Cohen, chairman and CEO, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Keene, N.H.; Joseph Colalillo, owner and president, ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Flemingon, N.J.; Nicholas D'Agostino Jr., chairman and CEO, D'Agostino Supermarkets, Larchmont, N.Y.; Timothy Devanney, president, Highland Park Markets, Manchester, Conn.; Kevin P. Doris, president and CEO, Gerland's Food Fair, Houston; John T. Fujieki, chairman and CEO, Star Markets, Honolulu; Leonard Harris Jr., president and owner, Chatham Food Center, Chicago; Larry Johnston, chairman and CEO, Albertsons, Boise, Idaho; Richard Jurgens, president and CEO, Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa; Darioush Khaledi, chairman and CEO, K.V. Mart, Carson, Calif.; Peter L. Lynch, president and CEO, Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla.; Ron Marshall, CEO, Nash Finch, Minneapolis; Richard H. Niemann Sr., chairman, Niemann Foods, Quincy, Ill.; Bruce T. Peterson, senior vice president and general merchandise manager for perishables, Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark.; Gonzalo Restrepo, president, Almacenes Exito, Medellin, Colombia; Arlie Rodhe, owner and chairman, Rodhe's Market, Millersburg, Ohio; Larry Rothwell, owner and CEO, Mary Lawrence Corp., Pennington, N.J.; Dave Skogen, owner and president, Skogen's Festival Foods, Onalaska, Wis.; Marc E. Smith, president and CEO, Stop & Shop, Quincy, Mass., and Giant Food, Landover, Md.; Steven C. Smith, president and CEO, K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va.; Rudiger Strein, president, OHG Fegro/Selgros, Germany; Steve van der Leest, president, Overwaitea Food Group, Vancouver, British Columbia; and Michael T. Williams, owner and CEO, Williams' Piggly Wiggly, Memphis, Tenn.

In addition, Jeff Noddle, chairman and CEO, Supervalu, Minneapolis, and the newly elected chairman of FMI, appointed two retailers to the board: Mike Provenzano, president and CEO, Pro & Sons Ranch Markets, Ontario, Calif.; and Richard Redner, president, chairman and CEO, Redner's Warehouse Markets, Reading, Pa.